A strong and well-funded Vitiligo Center would make a word of difference, as we discussed recently with President of VR Foundation, Mr. Dmitry Aksenov, and VITFriends founder Valarie Molyneaux and Barbara Hamilton in Boston.
A week before, Prof. Agharid El Gamal from Egypt brought together top experts in their fields, governmental officials and even a representative from Vatican at the headquarters of the League Of Arab Nations to find a better way to help people with dermatological disabilities.
Vitiligo Working Group annual meeting set its attendance record this year in Orlando, held one day before the American Academy of Dermatology congress on March 2, 2017.
- How to get insurance coverage for vitiligo treatments?
Most of health insurance companies will initially reject claims for vitiligo doctor visits or phototherapy treatments but with enough efforts you can have a substantial part of ...
- Vitiligo and hearing loss: any connection?
In short, NO. Recent research shows no relationship between a degree of skin depigmentation and hearing loss severity in vitiligo patients. The results of this study showed tha...
- What are risks of oral and topical corticosteroids?
Corticosteroid drugs (like hydrocortisone, and others) are often used for treating vitiligo. By mimicing the effects of hormones your body produces naturally in your adrenal gla...
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